NHS England and NHS Improvement has announced the appointment of Nigel Beverley as Interim Chair of the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust Board.
Nigel, who replaces former Chair Sarah Boulton, who stands down from the role on 30 June, will continue in his role as Chair of Basildon and Thurrock University Hospital Board and will commence in the position from 1 July.
Nigel has a long and successful career in health management, primarily in the NHS, having held several chief executive positions in hospitals in Essex and London. He also has experience in commissioner roles at a regional level and in healthcare business development.
Nigel’s experience in the NHS provides him with a range of expertise, including performance improvement, change management and transformation.
Nigel said, “I am honoured to be appointed as Interim Chair for the East of England Ambulance Service. I look forward to working closely with CEO Dorothy Hosein, Board colleagues, staff and the regulators to support ambulance staff and volunteers while the Trust recruits a substantive chair.”
Ann Radmore, Regional Director for NHS England and NHS Improvement – East of England, said, “We are committed to a joined-up NHS across the East of England that provides high quality care for patients. It is for this reason that we welcome the appointment of Nigel to the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust Board. His steady hand will ensure that the Trust continues to be well-lead while the process to recruit a permanent Chair progresses.”